Monthly Archives: July 2011

Crocheted Stash Basket – in Progress

I’ve made great progress on the Crocheted Stash Basket, the first of four market bag patterns I’m planning to try. So far this pattern has been easy to follow and it only requires the chain, single, and double crochet stitches. … Continue reading

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Beginning of #30 – Cool Lime-Mint

I’m trying something new on this ripple, crocheting with two strands of baby yarn. Sometimes I’ll use two strands of the same color of baby yarn, and sometimes I’ll combine one strand each of two different colors. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Another Sock…

for a camera! I finally got around to offering to make a sock for my sister’s camera. The thought had first occurred to me when I finished knitting mine; making another camera sock would be the perfect use for the … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #28

My careful planning certainly paid off this time. This is all the variegated yarn I had left after crocheting this ripple! I love seeing this striping plan repeated in Christmas colors! It came out as great looking as I thought … Continue reading

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Choosing One Market Bag Pattern

I just got this one pound bag of worsted weight cotton at a thrift store; it was only $3.00! It made me think of all the other cotton yarns I’ve gotten recently: the dark blue  from Sal’s, eight balls from … Continue reading

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Yarn and a Bag

I got a phone call that there was a bag of donated yarn being held for me at “the littlest thrift store”. Ooooh, I love a yarn surprise! It’s an interesting mixture of cotton, acrylic, soy and nylon yarns, all … Continue reading

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Granny Needs a Border

The conjoined granny strips are all sewn together and I’ve already started weaving in the yarn ends left after sewing. My granny afghan is very close to being finished! Emily seems very satisfied with it just as it is, but … Continue reading

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